PPP never resorted to derogatory remarks against judiciary: LHC

PoliticsPPP never resorted to derogatory remarks against judiciary: LHC

LAHORE, Pakistan: The Lahore High Court (LHC) judge Justice Atir Mahmood on Monday lashed out at the former Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, and also praised Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) saying that it never resorted to derogatory remarks against the judiciary despite being victimized in the past.

Justice Atir Mahmood made these remarks when Ahsan Iqbal appeared before a three-member bench of the LHC headed by the Justice Mazahir Ali Akbar Naqvi for hearing of Contempt of Court Case filed against him.

   

The LHC judge said to Ahsan Iqbal that if a verdict comes in favour of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) then the judiciary earns respect but in vice versa, PML-N leadership begin bashing the judiciary.

“Is there any other political party other than PML-N which made comments on judiciary?” Justice Atir Mahmood asked from Ahsan Iqbal.

The LHC asked the former interior minister that in your written reply, u have regretted your remarks and extended unconditional apology to the Court. But, the Court remarked, you say outside the Court that your party is being victimized.

The Court said to the PML-N leader that you are a political worker, adding that heart of a political worker is widened as compared to common people’s.

“If you make such comments about the judiciary, what will happen then,” the LHC asked from the former minister.

The Counsel of Ahsan Iqbal requested the Court that his Client had tendered unconditional apology; therefore, proceedings of Contempt of Court against him be ended.

Eventually the Court adjourned the hearing against Ahsan Iqbal till September 5.

Talking to media after the hearing, Ahsan Iqbal said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has no experience to govern, adding that it has ruined the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Ahsan Iqbal said that this time projects worth $45 billion are under construction in the Country. He said that the Country’s image improved during the five years tenure of PML-N.

The former minister said that Karachi was a hub of target killing but now there is peace in the City.

Mati
Mati
Mati-Ullah is the Online Editor For DND. He is the real man to handle the team around the Country and get news from them and provide to you instantly.

Must read

Recent News

Chief of Defence Forces Australia calls on CJCSC General Sahir Shamshad

0
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Chief of Defence Forces Australia General Angus J. Campbell, who is on official visit to Pakistan for 13th Round of Pakistan-Australia...

PM Shahbaz reaffirms Pakistan’s firm commitment to further expand cooperation with Türkiye

0
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Türkiye Hakan Fidan met Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif in Islamabad on Monday.While...

Rana Tanveer inaugurates Rachna Industrial Park in Sheikhupura

0
SHEIKHUPURA, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for Industries and Production and National Food Security Rana Tanveer Hussain on Monday inaugurated the Rachna Industrial Park in...

Pakistan condoles tragic death of Iranian President & FM in helicopter crash

0
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan are deeply shocked...

Pakistan observes day of mourning to honor Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi

0
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has announced that Pakistan will observe a day of mourning and the flag will fly at half-mast as...
Advertisement